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North wall of Canadian Canyon, south of Gardener, a characteristic canyon wall ending in a promontory that overlooks the plain; the cottonwoods in the middle ground grow only near the stream. Pinon and juniper grow on the dry hillsides. Pierre shale on the lower slopes to right; Trinidad sandstone immediately above; Vermejo formation just left of center; lower part of Raton formation on the high ridge. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Plate 3 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 214. 1922.
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Structural relations of formations at Willow mine, Van Houten; north wall of canyon at the mine, showing from top to bottom Raton formation, basal conglomerate of the Raton, unconformity between Vermejo and Raton formations, coal bed within Vermejo and Trinidad sandstone. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Plate 9-A, with sketch, in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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North wall of canyon at Koehler: showing the relation of the Vermejo formation to the Trinidad sandstone and Raton formation. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Plate 7-B, with sketch, in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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Album caption: Rim rock on north side of Bear Canyon, close to New Mex. and Colo. State line, Raton quad., N.M. photo by S.E. Taylor, Sept. 1911. Survey owns negative in laboratory. Handwritten notes on album caption: Colfax County Index card: Cliff in Bear Canyon near State Line. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1911.
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Coke ovens at Dawson, New Mexico. Colfax County, New Mexico. No date.
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Coke ovens at Dawson, New Mexico. Colfax County, New Mexico. No date.
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Relation of the Willow coal bed to other beds where the Vermejo formation is thin. The coal bed here is about 5 feet thick is separated by a few feet of shale from the underlying Trinidad sandstone. The basal conglomerate of the Raton formation rests with uneven base directly on the coal. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Plate 10 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 214. 1922.
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Cliff in north slope of Johnson Mesa south of Yankee; showing basal sandstone of Raton formation resting unconformably on Trinidad sandstone. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Plate 11-B in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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Cliffs in the north wall of Cimarron Canyon: showing the sandstones of the lower part of Raton formation. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Plate 6, composed of 407a and 407b, in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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Part of south rim of Barilla (Barela ) Mesa north of Yankee, shows the uneven surface characteristic of the highest mesa; two sheets of lava, the lower one regularly columnar, the upper one less so, and the dense growth of scrub oak and aspen that covers the slopes of the mesa. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Plate 4 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 214. 1922.
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Structural relations of formations at Willow mine, Van Houten: one of the openings of the mine showing the conglomerate resting on coal. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Plate 9-B in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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Horseshoe and Barilla (Barela) Mesa as seen from Johnson Mesa. Smooth surface of Horseshoe Mesa; edge of the sheet of basalt which caps the mesa, narrow neck connecting Horseshoe Mesa with the higher Barilla Mesa from which the lava capping Horseshoe Mesa was probably extruded; recent landslide on steep slope of the mesa. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Plate 6 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 214. 1922.
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Cliff south of Van Houten showing relation of Raton formation to Trinidad sandstone where Vermejo formation is absent. The basal conglomerate of the Raton formation rests on Trinidad sandstone.
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Rocks about 3 miles southeast of Van Houten: The Vermejo formation is absent and the Raton formation rests unconformably upon the Trinidad sandstone, from top to bottom, Raton formation, an unconformity, and Trinidad sandstone. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Plate 8-A, with graphics, in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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East rim of Bartlett Mesa, looking northward toward older higher mesa. Shows the basalt cap of Bartlett Mesa, which lies at and beyond the northern border of the Raton quadrangle; and the outlier of the distant mesa. In the foreground is the slope of Sugarite Canyon, covered with scrub oak and scatter pines and spruces. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Plate 5 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 214. 1922.
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Close-up of geologist measuring dip of Dakota Sandstone above Crater Lake Base camp; dip of formation here is 55 degrees, Philmont Scout Ranch area; Tooth of Time quadrangle. Colfax County, New Mexico. August 1958. Lower photograph on page 37, Images of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1879-1979.
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Coal in the basal conglomerate of the Raton formation, Vermejo Canyon: irregular shaped masses of coal. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Portion is plate 18-A, with scale on bottom margin, in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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Breaks of the mesa east of Dawson. A characteristic view of the edge of the Raton coalfield; in the foreground is the western limit of the Great Plains, overlain from bottom to top by Pierre Shale, Trinidad sandstone, Vermejo formation, and topped by Raton formation. Here composed as one image, but in reality two photos forming a panorama. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Plate 3, with graphics, in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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Rocks about 3 miles southeast of Van Houten: The Vermejo formation is absent and the Raton formation rests unconformably upon the Trinidad sandstone, from top to bottom, Raton formation, an unconformity, Trinidad sandstone, Pierre Shale and the plains. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Plate 8-C, with graphics, in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.
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Coal in the basal conglomerate of the Raton formation, Vermejo Canyon: rounded pebble of coal surrounded by pebbles of siliceous rock. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Portion is plate 18-B, with scale on bottom margin and graphics, in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 101. 1917.


map background search result map search result map Cliffs in the north wall of Cimarron Canyon: showing the sandstones of the lower part of Raton formation. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Coal in the basal conglomerate of the Raton formation, Vermejo Canyon: irregular shaped masses of coal. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Coal in the basal conglomerate of the Raton formation, Vermejo Canyon. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Breaks of the mesa east of Dawson. A characteristic view of the edge of the Raton coalfield. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. North wall of canyon at Koehler. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Rocks about 3 miles southeast of Van Houten. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Rocks about 3 miles southeast of Van Houten. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Cliff south of Van Houten. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Structural relations of formations at Willow mine, Van Houten. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. East rim of Bartlett Mesa, looking northward toward older higher mesa. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Part of south rim of Barilla (Barela ) Mesa north of Yankee. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Cliff in north slope of Johnson Mesa south of Yankee. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Relation of the Willow coal bed to other beds where the Vermejo formation is thin. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. North wall of Canadian Canyon, south of Gardener. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Close-up of geologist measuring dip of Dakota Sandstone above Crater Lake Base camp. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1958. Rim rock close to New Mexico/Colorado state line, Colfax County, New Mexico. 1911. Cliffs in the north wall of Cimarron Canyon: showing the sandstones of the lower part of Raton formation. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Coal in the basal conglomerate of the Raton formation, Vermejo Canyon: irregular shaped masses of coal. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Coal in the basal conglomerate of the Raton formation, Vermejo Canyon. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Breaks of the mesa east of Dawson. A characteristic view of the edge of the Raton coalfield. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. North wall of canyon at Koehler. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Rocks about 3 miles southeast of Van Houten. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Rocks about 3 miles southeast of Van Houten. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Cliff south of Van Houten. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Structural relations of formations at Willow mine, Van Houten. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. East rim of Bartlett Mesa, looking northward toward older higher mesa. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Part of south rim of Barilla (Barela ) Mesa north of Yankee. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Cliff in north slope of Johnson Mesa south of Yankee. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1910. Relation of the Willow coal bed to other beds where the Vermejo formation is thin. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. North wall of Canadian Canyon, south of Gardener. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1922. Close-up of geologist measuring dip of Dakota Sandstone above Crater Lake Base camp. Colfax County, New Mexico. 1958. Rim rock close to New Mexico/Colorado state line, Colfax County, New Mexico. 1911.